Seaman JOHN MACDONALD
Last address in Lewis: 22 Crossbost,
Son of Murdo and Marion Macdonald (nee Macinnes).
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve
Date of death: 18 January 1918 at the age of 27
Died of illness at home
Local memorial: North Lochs, Crossbost
His brother Donald served in the RNR, and was in the Battle at the Falklands involving the Carmania and the Cap Trafalgar; his brother Neil was with the Canadians; both these survived the war.